The Texans signed running back Darius Jackson to the practice squad.
Jackson was with the Texans during the preseason.
A former Dallas Cowboys sixth-round draft pick who has run the 40-yard dash in 4.40 seconds and has a 41-inch vertical leap, Jackson has rushed for 16 career yards on six carries in four career games.
Jackson (6-foot, 220 pounds) has played for the Cleveland Browns, Green Bay Packers, Indianapolis Colts, Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Las Vegas Raiders.
Jackson has had three stints with the Cowboys and two with the Colts.
As a senior in college, Jackson rushed for 1,078 yards and 14 touchdowns and caught 21 passes for 201 yards, two scores and finished with 16 total touchdowns to set a school record.